A History of Philosophy in Epitome

A History of Philosophy in Epitome

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"[...]how is it? How with Anaxagoras, the Sophists, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle? We cannot, certainly, without violence, press one central principle into the systems of these men, but if we should be able to do it, and could reduce e. g. the philosophy of Anaxagoras to the conception of "the end," that of the Sophists to the conception of "the appearance," and the Socratic Philosophy to the conception of "the good,"-yet even then we have the new difficulty that the historical does not correspond to the logical succession of these categories. In fact, Hegel himself has not attempted a complete application of his principle, and indeed gave it up at the very threshold of the Grecian philosophy. To the Eleatics, the Heraclitics and the Atomists, the logical categories of "being," "becoming," and being per se may be successively ascribed, and so far, as already remarked, the parallelism[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507542569
  • 9781507542569